The Albany Fault is a continental transform fault that cuts through eastern Aloia and the Aloia-Arveyres border. The fault is mostly recognized geographically because its trench is the course for numerous rivers in Aloia and Arveyres. The fault is named for the city of Albany in far western Alhambra.
Proximity to the fault has been an issue for Minneapolis, Aloia's largest city, for centuries. The 1906 Minneapolis Earthquake was the most recent disastrous quake on this fault and it almost completely leveled Minneapolis.